Saturday, January 25, 2014
Food for a feminine thought
Human Rights Reader 331
-In our land of Oz, hypocrisy is without shame. Patriarchy rules. (J. Koenig)
-Women are not ‘men of the feminine sex’. (J. F. Sarmiento)
-Gender relations are a form of organizing society …as is income.
1. While sex refers to biological differences between men and women, gender refers to the roles and responsibilities that society constructs, assigns and expects of women and of men on the basis of their biological and physical characteristics. The bad thing about this is that these expectations create stereotypes./.../